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The ambivalence of losing weight after bariatric surgery
(Co-Action Publishing, 2014-01-29)
This study is grounded in a phenomenological lifeworld perspective. It aims at providing rich descriptions of lived experience of the process of losing weight after obesity surgery. Two women participated in in-depth ...
The nutritional strategy: four questions predict morbidity, mortality and health care costs
Background Nutritional care for hospital in-patients is potentially important but challenging. Objective To investigate the association between nutritional status and clinical outcomes. Methods Eight prevalence surveys ...
Population distribution and ancestry of the cancer protective MDM2 SNP285 (rs117039649)
(Impact Journals, 2014-04-18)
The MDM2 promoter SNP285C is located on the SNP309G allele. While SNP309G enhances Sp1 transcription factor binding and MDM2 transcription, SNP285C antagonizes Sp1 binding and reduces the risk of breast-, ovary- and ...
Employment among patients with multiple sclerosis - A population study
(Public Library of Science, 2014-07-23)
Effects of scheduled exercise on cancer-related fatigue in women with early breast cancer
While physical activity during cancer treatment is found beneficial for breast cancer patients, evidence indicates ambiguous findings concerning effects of scheduled exercise programs on treatment-related symptoms. This ...
HAMLET forms annular oligomers when deposited with phoshpolipid monolayers
Recently, the anticancer activity of human α-lactalbumin made lethal to tumor cells (HAMLET) has been linked to its increased membrane affinity in vitro, at neutral pH, and ability to cause leakage relative to the ...
In vitro treatment of melanoma brain metastasis by simultaneously targeting the MAPK and PI3K signaling pathways
Malignant melanoma is the most lethal form of skin cancer, with a high propensity to metastasize to the brain. More than 60% of melanomas have the BRAFV600E mutation, which activates the mitogen-activated protein kinase ...
Getting personal: Can systems medicine integrate scientific and humanistic conceptions of the patient?
Rationale, aims and objectives The practicing doctor, and most obviously the primary care clinician who encounters the full complexity of patients, faces several fundamental but intrinsically related theoretical and practical ...
Translation, adaptation, validation and performance of the American Weight Efficacy Lifestyle Questionnaire Short Form (WEL-SF) to a Norwegian version: a cross-sectional study
Background. Researchers have emphasized a need to identify predictors that can explain the variability in weight management after bariatric surgery. Eating self-efficacy has demonstrated predictive impact on patients’ ...
Cost effectiveness of adding budesonide/formoterol to tiotropium in COPD in four Nordic countries
Objective: Assess the cost effectiveness of budesonide/formoterol (BUD/FORM) Turbuhaler®+tiotropium (TIO) HandiHaler® vs. placebo (PBO)+TIO in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) eligible for inhaled ...